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The '60s come alive again in the protest organized by the Clamshell Alliance against the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire.

The Carl Marzani case is an indication that the anti-communist hysteria has infected our judicial system.

Sacco and Vanzetti are being tried for highway robbery and murder, but the real charge is radicalism.

Now that the US has exploded its first hydrogen bomb, a negotiated peace with the Soviet Union is more important than ever.

The state of Massachusetts committed murder when it put Sacco and Vanzetti to death, and the whole world knows it.

Before a nationally televised audience, attorney Joseph Welch utters the seven words that stick a pin in McCarthy's balloon: "Have you no sense of decency, sir?"

President Truman extends the Monroe Doctrine to cover the entire globe.

Woodrow Wilson ran for reelection in 1916 on the slogan "He Kept Us Out of War"—for three years, anyway.

Blogs

Pulp Fiction hits you like a jolt of adrenaline,” Stuart Klawans wrote in his 1994 review.

March 27, 2015

To kill somebody for a cause you don’t believe in is potentially worse than being killed yourself, because those scars last forever.

March 26, 2015

“Whatever [Israel’s] reasons for postponing a termination date on the occupation,” The Nation observed, “the sooner it sets one the better.”

March 26, 2015

The Nation, oddly, didn't take notice of the fire until a year later.

March 25, 2015

“The whole corporate system of extraction and consumption that has proved so profitable and disaster-prone must be challenged,” The Nation observed.

March 24, 2015

“There is only one shield against chaos,” the historian E.P. Thompson wrote in The Nation. “It is time to put it in repair.”

March 23, 2015

“Grand Coulee is magnificent,” The Nation observed. “But don’t call it planning.”

March 22, 2015

The Nation supported the boycott, but not for Carter’s reasons.

March 21, 2015

The invasion, Jonathan Schell wrote, revealed “a naked ambition to establish hegemony over the earth.”

March 20, 2015

The Nation’s archives, Henry James wrote in our fiftieth anniversary issue, “compose the record of the general life of civilization.”

March 18, 2015